Thomas Frank Tharp

Charleston, South Carolina


Charleston, South Carolina


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Thomas Frank Tharp ALVIN, SC - Thomas Frank Tharp, 91, of Alvin, SC, a retired construction supervisor, died Saturday evening at a Moncks Corner hospital. His funeral will be 1:00 PM Wednesday afternoon, January 8, 2014, in the CHAPEL OF DIAL-MURRAY FUNERAL HOME, Moncks Corner. Interment will follow in Berkeley Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5:00 until 7:00 PM Tuesday. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the Veterans HBPC Program, 109 Bee St., Ste. 11G, Charleston, SC 29401. Mr. Tharp was born October 10, 1922, in Lumberton, NC, a son of Harry Luther Tharp and Addy Pratt Tharp. He was an Army veteran of WW II and a Mason. Mr. Tharp was an avid hunter and fisherman, but most of all, he loved gardening and could grow anything. Surviving are his wife, Vivian Duncan Bellamy Tharp; seven daughters, Frankie T. Highsmith and her husband, Barry, Helen T. Highsmith and her husband, Mike, Sarah T. Martin and her husband, Ernest, Denise T. Lewis, Karen T. Dalton and her husband, Danny, all of Socastee, Diane Barrineau and her husband, Thad, of Salters, and Susie Hubbard of Moncks Corner; five sons, J.D. Tharp of Myrtle Beach, Craig Bellamy, Keith Bellamy and his wife, Angela, Larry Bellamy and his wife, Karla, all of Alvin, and Howard Tharp and his wife, Nadine, of Cordesville; two brothers, J.W. Tharp of Fort Myers, FL, and Buck Tharp of Shallotte, NC; twenty grandchildren, twenty-eight great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. Online condolences may be sent to to the family via Visit our guestbook at charleston

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He sounds like a wonderful man Karen. A real outdoorsman who loved hunting and gardening. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family at this time. - John

Deepest sympathy is extended to the Tharp family during this difficult time